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CSPAN
Nov 16, 2009 12:00pm EST
become the next guantanamo bay? why a congressman is against that idea. >>> and president obama says there's something he'd like everyone to see in china. he wants everything to have what he told a group of students in shanghai. >>> i'm richelle carey. welcome to "hln's" "news and views" on this monday. the story we're following as we speak. a somber update on a 5-year-old girl missing nearly a week. investigators say right now they are searching for the body of shaniya davis along a central north carolina highway. the police say they've received reliable information she may have been dumped there. police have charged shaniya's 25-year-old mother with human trafficking and felony child abuse. new pictures a moment ago. the mother antoinette davis is due in court in two hours. shaniya lived with her father until last month. he was hesitant to let her stay with her mother but felt she deserved an opportunity to be a part of shaniya's life. >> of course i had some reserves. however she been trying. i know she been working for at least six months, and she had been trying to get her life
FOX News
Nov 10, 2009 7:00pm EST
that encircled the memorial site. ♪ amazing grace shepard: president obama delivered words of comfort to the crowd telling the loved once those -- ones those lost will endure, their memories will live on. >> their life's work is our security. and the freedom that we all too often take for granted. every evening that the sun sets on a tranquil town, every dawn that a flag is unfullered, every moment that an american enjoys life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, that is their legacy. shepard: and before president obama stepped from the stage to pay tribute to each victim, he alluded to the growing suspicion that religion motivated these murders. saying there is no faith that just fice these acts -- justifies these act bus tonight we're seeing new evidence the accused killer nidal hasan may have disagreed with. that kathryn has detained -- detain l tailed on the investigation. first rick who was on the scene today and the mood today. what did the cameras not capture? >> you know, for me it was the sound of silence and it reminded me of when pope benedict john paul ii's health was fa
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 6:00am EST
. thank you very much. another fox news alert. president obama is in tokyo right now to meet with the prime minister. he's beginning a one-week tour of asia in an effort to restore relations. the president looking to prove to asian leaders they are a priority, despite the wars in iraq and afghanistan. on his way to japan, the president stopped over in alaska. he told our troops he would not sent them into conflict without a clear strategy. >> i want you guys to understand i will never hesitate to use force to protect the american people or our vital interests, but i also make you this promise. i will not risk your lives unless it is necessary to america's vital interests. gretchen: coming up in 15 minutes, the president and prime minister are scheduled to speak live. we will bring that to you when temperatures. another break story. a homicide bomb area tacks a naval base in afghanistan, wounding at least six people. it happened this morning near camp phoenix, a logistics support base for u.s. forces. the taliban, of course, claiming responsibility. saying they were targeting
CNN
Nov 20, 2009 4:00pm EST
. >> are we beginning to see the outlines though of an obama strategy? >> we are and trying to piece it together it's hard to come up with sort of specific numbers, but what we are seeing is that this is more likely to be a process, wolf, than the president coming out and saying we're going to do "x" number of troops, but what he's going to do is set benchmarks or targets for afghanistan and pakistan to meet. in other words, in afghanistan, you've got to -- you've got to be more independent, set up your troops, get rid of corruption. pakistan, start targeting al qaeda, start targeting militants. the big question, wolf, we don't know if they don't meet those benchmarks what do we do then? what's our stick, you know, because we're there for us, we're not there for them. >> it also looks like the administration is beginning to rethink the entire strategy in dealing with the recently re-elected hamid karzai? >> yeah. i spoke with one administration source who said to me let's just call it a recalibration because obviously this is an administration that's been very disappointed in karzai,
PBS
Nov 12, 2009 6:00pm EST
to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: president obama has ordered his top advisers to revise the afghan war options they presented him. that word came today after the top u.s. diplomat in afghanistan warned against sending large new numbers of troops. judy woodruff has our lead story report. >> reporter: the president's call for new troop options came with 68,000 americans already on the ground, and calls for 40,000 more, from commanding general stanley mcchrystal. but the u.s. ambassador, retired lieutenant general karl eikenberry, reportedly has strongly advised against major new deployments until the afghan government confronts widespread corruption. reports of classified cables sent from eikenberry to president obama were splashed across the front pages of major newspapers today. the ambassador's advice seemed to be reflected in a white house statement issued last night. it read: "after years of substantial investments by the american people, governance in afghanistan must improve in a reasonable period of time." news accounts said four proposals were o
ABC
Nov 11, 2009 11:00pm EST
. the hearings are expected on capitol hill next week jay korff, abc 7 news. >>> president obama met with top advisers over the military situation in afghanistan. this picture with his national security advisers was released tonight. he is considering four options. general david petraeus says the president will not make his decision until he returns from a nine-day trip in asia. he leaves tomorrow. >>> on this veterans day, the nation remembers those service members who made the ultimate sacrifice. >> president obama on a brave soldiers. >> for our veterans and our fallen and their families, there is no tribute, no commemoration, no praise that can truly match the magnitude of your service and sacrifice. >> the president led the nation in the day of observation of veterans day with the traditional wreath laying ceremony at the tomb of the nknowns. he also walked among the grave sites of those who died in iraq and afghanistan. michelle obama addressed service groups and veterans at george washington university. she said she was in awe of the service members. vice president joe biden, his wife
ABC
Nov 9, 2009 11:35pm EST
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FOX News
Nov 17, 2009 6:00am EST
. in an interview she did with abc, she says president obama was incorrect and disingenuous on the whole death panel thing. she says, "he is not lying in that those two words, death panels, will not be found in any of the thousands of pages of different variations." gretchen: the other interesting thing, and we talked about this earlier when the first "oprah" clips came out, that she did not slam levi johnston at all in this interview for the most part. that was a change. because in the last couple of months there have been a lot of barbs thrown against levi johnston, the father of her daughter's baby. and in this interview she actually did sort of a joke about his decision to pose for "playgirm" and -- "playgirl" and she invited him over for thanksgiving dinner. think it was smart on her part to not continue the barb throwing. when asked the $24 million question about whether or not she will run for president in 2012 said that "right now it is not on my radar screen." brian: that thing is going to be a bestseller. she'll be on "hanity" tomorrow night. she will sit down with o'reilly after that. and
FOX News
Nov 16, 2009 6:00am EST
words, they have got a choice, civil liberties which the barack obama administration has made a case for or opening up all these national secrets, the security secrets and how did we get them and can a lead sheik mohammed, peter, has the right to ask for everything we have got. peter: constitutional rights as if he were a american brought before a federal court in new york city. and this is a delicate balance that will have to be buttressed here. how much cia intelligence? how much department of defense intelligence? how much fbi intelligence comes out in the wash in this trial? and what's the greater good? gretchen: to me, the biggest thing to me is that there is no guarantee that you get a conviction. so you could ostensibly have these guys walking free. that, to me, is the biggest problem in this whole thing amongst all of the other reasons like how do you know what judge is going to be assigned to it? will it be a judge that believes that the constitutional rights of even a 9/11 terrorist are more important than a conviction? in other words, could they throw out some of the evide
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2009 6:00am EST
decision by the obama administration the self-proclaimed mastermind behind the worst terror attack in u.s. history and four other attacks will be tried in a civilian courtroom. for the victims' family it is reigniting fierce debate. >> for me, my feelings, it's tasteless, it's sensitive and those scars, which have never been healed are just going to be open again. so, i am not comfortable with this call. >> new yorkers are certainly more than capable of handling it and i think, again, it speaks to the very heart of who we are, not only as new yorkers, but as american citizens. you know, if a crime is committed on our soil, you're going to be given a trial. you will be given access to an attorney and you will be innocent until proven guilty. >> will illinois be the new guantanamo? a government task force will visit a nearly empty prison in thompson, illinois. the town two hours west of chicago could be the new home for suspected terrorists. correspondent richard lui will have more on that in about 25 minutes. >>> a college football player spoke for the first time since his neck was crush
FOX News
Nov 16, 2009 11:00am EST
obama media with the president of china after holding a town hall with students in shanghai. the big topic of conversation was the internet access. jon: major developments in the plan to bring gitmo detainees into the u.s. federal officials from the bureau of prisons and the pentagon are visiting the thomson correctional center in illinois. the maximums omaximum-security prison might be used to house suspected terrorists currently housed at guantanamo bay. governor cquinn says they could create thousands of jobs. not all illinois lawmakers are on board with the idea. some question the wisdom of bringing al-qaeda suspects to their state. in 30 minutes from now, they will make their voices heard. catherine herridge is following all the developments for us from washington. what do we know about this illinois prison? >> it would bring probably hundreds if not thousands of jobs to the local area. since the story started surfacing over the weekend, we have seen some signs of local opposition. people question whether there community can handle up to 100 detainees in that part of the country
HLN
Nov 17, 2009 6:00am EST
. >> up next on c-span, we go to president barack obama and presidents hu jintao at a press conference in china. "washington journal" begins each morning at 7:00. this morning, a house panel to investigate the federal government's role in the bank of america/merrill lynch murder of 2008. live coverage from the house oversight committee begins at 10:00 on cspan 3. later in the day, a look at the u.s. response to the h1n1 flu virus. the senate, and security department -- the senate homeland security department will look at the government role. president barack obama continues his asia trip. he met with met withhu jintao and the two leaders spoke about relations between the two countries. topics included all the major issues of the day. this is from china's state-run television. >> i would like to extend a warm welcome to proceed on his state visit. welcome to china. i had a very good talk with president barack obama. the two sides hadn't in-depth exchange of views on how to further financial relationship and our major regional and international issues of shared interests. the two sides r
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 7:00pm EST
on health care as president obama makes a national push for reform. >> this is our moment to live up to the trust that the american people placed in us. that is our moment to deliver. >> the battle lines are drawn. so can the bill pass its toughest test yet? and what lace ahead for the president's top domestic priority? also tonight, the uncle of nidal hasan speaks out in the wake of the shooting rampage at fort hood, telling fox news he can't believe his nephew could be capable of such violence and that his work as a military psychiatrist often drove him to tears. >> he was american, 110%. he can't speak arabic. >> breaking now on the fox report, we're minutes away from one of the biggest controversial congressional votes, perhaps the biggest vote in a generation. tonight the house voting on its historic health care reform bill. we want to take you live to look inside the house of representatives. do we have a live picture inside? use your imagination because right now elected lawmakers are getting ready -- there is your inside look. they're getting ready to say yea or nay to the bi
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2009 1:00pm EST
. the obamas will join the grieving families and a lot of people are wearing red, white and blue on this sunny day. >>> the national rifle association wants to stop florida adoption agencies from asking couples if they own guns. the nra claims that the very question invades the privacy of gun owners. it violates a federal law that prohibits the state from registering guns. the child welfare department says gun ownership question is included on some but not all forms that parents fill out. there's legislation being introduced to block the question from being on forms. this is a your views topic for today. richelle carey joins us to talk about what you have to say. >> this comes from a couple that wanted to adopt a child. they had a form that had the question on it. they didn't like having to answer the question about whether or not they had guns and they thought about suing but instead went the legislative route. that's how we got here. we've been listening to what you have to say about this story. we took our views cams down to the streets and got this comment from another chuck. >> my view on
FOX News
Nov 16, 2009 1:00pm EST
but missed. the violence coming as pressure mounted on president obama to make a decision on troop levels. in the middle box, brand new information concerning sarah palin's new book, as well as her sit down with oprah winfrey. carl cameron has seen the show, has read the book, and is now talking about her unpublished political future. in the bottom box, the space shuttle atlantis launch and on "the live desk." we are told the weather is good. 2:28 eastern time. six astronauts will be going up, seven coming back, carrying 16 tons fof equipment for the international space station. martha: it is like a big moving van. first, there are some new developments in the plan to transfer some of the world most dangerous terrorist suspects, here on u.s. soil. the plan is to bring 100 additional detainee from guantanamo to the mostly empty super max prison located outside of chicago. today, officials will be inspecting the facility, known as the thompson correctional center. some in the town say they do not want these terrorists living that close to their homes. catherine herridge is in washington. wh
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2009 7:00am EST
>>> barack obama making his first presidential trip to asia. he says the u.s. needs to improve alliances there. we'll hear how he thinks that will affect you. >> it happened five steps after i finished the race. >> he had a heart attack after a marathon. technically died. now he's alive to talk about it. hear what doctors did to revive him after 40 minutes. >> five, four, three, two, one -- >> an emotional record-setting domino effect. wait until you hear how many tiles they set up for their stunning moment. hey, there, thanks for having us over. this is hln "news and vuz." we begin with president obama scheduled to arrive in singapore. visiting japan, he said the u.s. needs to work more with asia to create jobs back home. he said there are tough things to deal with too. >> this is a place where the risk of a nuclear arms race threatens the security of the wider world and where extremists who defile religion can plan attacks on both our continents. there can be no security or our climate challenge without the rising powers and developing nations of the asian pacific. to meet th
ABC
Nov 12, 2009 6:00pm EST
. >>> president obama will host a jobs summit. the white house will gather ceos and small business owners along with financial experts and labor union representative to talk about the best way to get people working again. the number of new unemployment filings and freclosures dropped in october, good news, whenever the federal deficit has reached an all-time high of $176 billion. >>> after meeting with the national security team, the president wants changes to allow more options for the net states in afghanistan. the president left today for an eight-day trip to asia. but house press secretary said the president will approved a plan on how to get troops out by the decision is still weeks away. >>> coming up, the police say that the fort hood shootings were premeditated and what president obama once done now with the investigation. >> the police arrest three suspects in a string of gold dust. >> the storm watch coverage continues and what to expect so what comes mind when we switch the tv from cable to fios? um. tv looks like new. uh, awesome? actually, i want to talk about how i get $150 back?
NBC
Nov 16, 2009 5:00am EST
the obama administration wants to take over the regulations for subway and light rain systems. the crashes show that the states agencieies aren't doing a good enough job. >>> a new parking garage will open this morning at the station in northeast washington. the garage can hold up to 333 vehicles. it replaces a parking lot with the same number of spots. >>> we have a commuter alert for vre riders this morning. they will have full service this morning. fredericksburg line trays were supposed to be delayed this morning because of work. >>> we haven't been able to say this on a monday morning for a while, but the redskins won. they beat the broncos, 27-17. it was the first time this season they have scored more than 17 points. lindsey is going to show us what happened. >>> repaying all of the bailout billions. >> you think your credit card bills are high. >>> plus, learning more about sarah palin's new book. who is calling it, now, a work of fiction. >>> and seeking a higher power. >>> time for weather and traffic on the ones. now at 5:11, a clear sky. a little bit of fog in fed rick county.
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 9:00am EST
to the bravest.com ensign our letter to president obama to stop this. bill: thank you for your time. we will see you again in person, i am sure, as we get more details on what will happen with khalid sheikh mohammed and four others. stay strong, okay? juliet: it is hard to listen. whatever side you are on, you can still hear the pain and agony in her voice. çbill: put yourself in her sho. she laid it out for us about what she is feeling. juliet: we will be speaking to peter king, as well as a firefighter who was there. but to takeç a closer look at what khalid sheikh mohammed is accused of. he admitted he was the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks. he allegedly proposed the plot to the usama bin laden as early as 1996. he obtained funding, went on to train overseas hijackers in pakistan and afghanistan. he is also said to be involved in the killing of daniel pearl. he was captured in pakistan in 2003. bill: we expect a press conference from eric holder this morning. we do not have an official time, but as we wait on that, we also have calls out to rudy giuliani. the aclu may also join us. so
PBS
Nov 19, 2009 6:00pm EST
president obama's asia trip, and jeffrey brown assesses the eight-day, four-nation tour. judy woodruff updates the fort hood massacre as defense secretary gates calls for a military-wide review. >> it's really focussed more on where we are today and looking ahead, what can we do to prevent something like this from happening again. >> lehrer: and at the end of the program, jeffrey brown comes back with a profile of a chinese american pipa player. >> i'm in new york's chinatown where we'll talk to a musician finding a new place in the modern world for an ancient instrument. major funding for the newshour with jim lehrer is provided by: >> what the world needs now is energy. the energy to get the economy humming again. the energy to tackle challenges like climate change. what if that energy came from an energy company? everyday, chevron invests $62 million in people, in ideas-- seeking, teaching, building. fueling growth around the world to move us all ahead. this is the power of human energy. chevron. monsanto. producing more. conserving more. improving farmers' lives. that's sustainable
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2009 7:00am EST
is the mother's boyfriend and he said he was at home when the girl was taken. >>> president obama is in beijing right now, part of his eight-day trip to asia and meeting with china president hujintao. he pushed for greater freedoms in china. >> i see china's future in you. young people whose talent and dedication and dreams will do so much to help shape the 21st century. i said many times that i believe that our world is now fundamentally interconnected. the jobs we do, the prosperity we build and the environment we protect and the security that we seek all of these things are shared. >> president obama will also visit china's great wall today. >>> the fbi used equipment like ground penetrating radar at that house in cleveland where 11 bodies were found. we could see more digging this week at anthony sowell's house and store. the search also has expanded four houses down. >> they found bones about this long. they come running in the house bringing them in the house with their bare hands talking about, look what we found. >> police aren't say figure they actually found anything. but anthony sowe
FOX News
Nov 15, 2009 1:00am EST
republicans and democrats. that will divide president obama with the rest of the country. he will own this process, he will own the verdict. >> geraldo: if a verdict is as is expected to condemn this man to die works that be appropriate? >> it certainly would be appropriate and in fact i think that, you know, they can say well, we can prove. it as big risk and it is the president's decision and he made it and announced it through his attorney general and it is controversial. i don't talk to a lot of people who think this is a great idea. is a great real concern about him coming to new york and creating an even bigger target than is already existing in new york with terrorists recognizing that being ground zero for not just the world trade centers but for another terrorist attack. let's hope one thing, i do have confidence the federal court system tends to be pretty straightforward and pretty hard headed. this is one time every american regardless of their party wants to make sure this verdict comes down right. what happened on september 11th, 2001 was an outrage against every american
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 10:00pm EST
, erica hill and "ac 360." erica? >>> president obama says he will finish the job in afghanistan. more troops, more money, and a new focus. it even the best possible outcome here may not resemble victory as america knows it. >>> also tonight, nip and tax. taxing cosmetic surgery to help fund health insurance. sound like a good plan? maybe not until you hear who is really affected here and what happened when one state tried. this we're grilling doctors and law makers to night, "keeping them honest." >>> plus the republican party's ten new commandments. it's a purity test. how many republicans would pass? ronald reagan make the grade? we have the answers and "raw politics" ahead tonight. >>> first up, president obama's decision to escalate the war in afghanistan. three months after his commander general stanley mcchrystal called for additional forces and more than eight years after the war began. the outlines are now coming into focus. reportedly as many as 34,000 additional troops will be sent. that's on top of 20,000 the president sent in march. and would push force level there's above
FOX News
Nov 12, 2009 6:00am EST
crucial red flags in the case of suspected fort hood shooter nidal hasan. and the -- and is the obama administration holding become key information? joining us live, michigan congressman pete heokstra, the ranking member on the house intelligence committee. good morning, sir. >> good morning. steve: i heard you say a couple of days ago that the -- essentially the government was withholding information from you. you're on a key committee. have they loosened up a bit now? >> they have. i asked for a briefing over the weekend. the intelligence community or the white house refused to give us that briefing. i didn't consider that an option for them. their requirement is to keep us fully and timely informed. they didn't do that. they finally opened up. i think things are better now. i'm hoping we're going to get all the information and transparency that we need to fully get to the bottom of what happened at fort hood. steve: you know, it looks like now somebody, perhaps at the f.b.i., should have been connecting some dots. we know back in december of last year, apparently, this hasan charac
FOX News
Nov 19, 2009 1:00pm EST
to harry reid. we will keep you posted. trace: meantime, president obama's approval rating slipping below 50% for the first time, according to the quinnipiac poll. 40 -- 42% of respondents say they disapprove. this is not statistically different from the president's approval rating of 56%, but critics say that in politics, symbols matter, and this is not a good symbol. we will also have a brand new fox news opinion dynamics polls. much more of those coming up on "the live desk." now to the controversy over applied 9/11 terror suspects coming to new york city for federal trial. attorney general eric holder testifying before the senate judiciary committee, saying khalid sheikh mohammed will be tried, convicted, and executed. adding that "failure is not an option." president obama making similar comments overseas, suggesting ksm will be convicted, but he later backtracked on those comments. some argue that the defense will say that their client is not getting a fair trial. catherine herridge is with us. >> we spoke with a former jag officer who oversaw the detainee program and said that thes
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 1:00pm EST
more. >> [inaudible] martha: president obama and mrs. obama will attend, and the president will speak, according to general colin. he went over a number of issues including that they have increased security. he believes this was an isolated incident, would not answer many questions specifically about nidal hasan. rick leventhal is with us that fort hood -- at fort hood. what is the devil take away of what the general had to say? >> clearly, that the memorial services were met for the families. there was sort of a joking question about whether or not we would be a bit to see the service because there is a massive security wall here. this area will hold up to 3000 people, but we are told that cameras will be allowed to capture the words of president obama. we also hear that the fbi is continuing to go over the evidence. they are also here with a special shooting team to recreate the steps that hasan took. again, nidal hasan is awake and speaking in the hospital, but officials will not tell me if he has answered questions from the fbi agents, or from investigators at the criminal investi
FOX News
Nov 10, 2009 6:00am EST
the entire bill. and they had been very supportive of president obama so if you've got these abortion rights groups who are opposed to the bill, that is not good for the president and that's why he went on tv last night to say just that. gretchen: exactly. and during our political panel we had a strategist who said to me off camera that if this stays the way it is, she will not be a democrat anymore. so it's going as far as that, that they are going to oppose the way the current bill reads. brian: i'm wondering tactically if nancy pelosi is firmly pro-choice and she's the one who put this pro in, does she think with a wink and a nod she knows it's going to go bye-bye and that's why she's telling her colleagues to vet yes to begin with? gretchen: that would be a lot of political maneuvering. steve: that's washington. brian: it's going to alienate half of congress. gretchen: there's a tropical storm, ida, dumping heavy rain on the gulf coast. four states, though, still deklaverring a state of emergency. one of them is florida. that's where we find crai boswen fort walton beach. >> good morning
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 7:30am EST
and bank of america were in danger of collapse. has the obama administration done a better job based on what you've observed? how would you rate the secretary of the treasury geithner's handling of the program so far? >> i think our criticism of the prior administration, in particular then-secretary paulson was being less than transparent. in saying that the banks were healthy when he had his own private concerns about individual banks -- in coming out and saying that they were healthy was a lack of transparency. it also created unrealistic expectations. it created the expectation that the financial institutions would return to lending. which we see is not happened. and that was our criticism there. and i think in many ways our criticisms about transparency continue. secretary geithner have done some good things and they adopted our recommendations of posting all the contracts and agreements involving the t.a.r.p. up on the web with the stress tests and releasing information was positive. but in other areas they've been deficient and i think in particular in requiring t.a.r.p. recipi
CNN
Nov 21, 2009 2:00pm EST
that at the white house, they are monitoring the debate closely. you can be sure president obama is being very much kept up to date on the debate and the vote count going on on capitol hill. per happens to increase the pressure to get the ball rolling in the senate, the white house released a statement of administration policy last night. it lays out clearly, the president's position on the bill. i'll read it to you in part. the administration strongly supports senate passage of the patient protection and affordable care act that represents a critical milestone in the effort to reform our health care system. in an interview with cnn, president obama said he was confident that congress will succeed at the end of the day in passing some form of health care reform. at the end of the day today, we will have an indication. this isn't the end game. we'll have an indication if president obama is one step closer to or away from achieving the number one priority. >> thanks so much, from the white house. it will be interesting to learn over the next couple days how hard the white house is campaigning to try
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 12:00pm EST
be the major stumbling block? this vote so crucial that as we speak, president obama is on the hill for an extremely rare weekend visitment we have a team of reporters standing by for the very latest on this drama in congress coming up next, a great deal of news occurring on this busy saturday, fox news journalists are on the job and standing by. democrats were up until the wee hours negotiating amendments to an estimated 1 trillion dollar health care overhaul. the president is making his push to democrats today, do they have the votes to push this through? wendell goler is live at the capitol with the latest, hello. >> reporter: hi, brian, most of that wrangling involved a compromise to get democrats to support the health care reform plan by blocking the use of federal money to use money for abortions who women who are forced to use a subsidized government plan. the complication that could arise here, would arise if republicans expected to vote in favor of abortion restrictions vote against this amendment and are joined by liberal democrats who would oppose the abortion restrictio
FOX News
Nov 10, 2009 9:00am EST
congressmen. he has stated publicly that he believes it is a clear act of terrorism. president obama and the first lady are expected to be among thousands in fort hood. we are awaiting the white house departure to texas. you will see live coverage this afternoon on the fox news channel of the president's trip. patti ann: now to the battle over health-care reform. democrats raising alarms over the cost of the bill moving through congress. the senate is under pressure now from the president to follow the house and pass overhaul legislation that could cost trillions. "the new york times" is reporting that moderate democrats are worried that the current proposal will not keep the president's promise to rein in health-care spending. stu varney joins us. 39 house democrats voted against the health care overhaul. "the new york times" is reporting that democratic senators are also getting squeamish. they're not convinced the bill will pay for itself. >> "the new york times" front page says some democrats are in trouble because they fear it will not deal with runaway health-care costs. the pr
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 5:00pm EST
from verizon. >> president obama will visit fort hood. >> there are reports that nidal hasan is off of a ventilator and able to speak. they will not say if investigators have been able to question him. he has the latest. >> there is a sense that the shock is beginning to wear off for many. >> we are entering a new phase here. this is where i am concerned. this has to do with this heeling phase. >> this includes tomorrow's memorial. family members of all of the people killed in the attack will be part of the memorial after a private meeting with president obama. victims from the hospital will be recognized as well. the commander says that it will be a traditional military memorial. >> we will have a short sermon and conclude with some music. then the traditional roll call of the names of the dead. >> the tribute is just the start to what will be a long and difficult recovery. >> the entire resources of the united states army are at the disposal of fort hood. >> there is this fear that this post, and their home, is no longer safe and secure. as the victims look for answers, so do the
PBS
Nov 10, 2009 6:00pm EST
. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: president obama honored the victims of the fort hood massacre today. he led the mourners at an outdoor memorial service on the large army post in central texas. newshour correspondent kwame holman has our lead story report. ♪ >> reporter: thousands of family members, friends, and fellow soldiers came from across the country today for the somber ceremonies. they paid tribute to the lives and service of the 13 people killed and 29 wounded last thursday. some of the wounded were able to attend the service, others remain hospitalized. in memory of the dead, 13 pairs of combat boots were placed below the stage, each with an inverted rifle topped with a helmet. a picture of each victim was displayed below. the post commanding officer, lieutenant general robert cone: >> fort hood is home to one of the largest concentrations of soldiers and families in our army. we will never be accustomed to losing one of our own. but we can more easily accept it when it's on foreign soil. never did we expect to pay such a high p
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2009 7:00am EST
her out on a blanket. >>> today president obama will visit u.s. troops in osan air base. he left beijing this morning after meeting with china's premier. earlier today the president visited great wall of china and stepped three steep -- climbed three steep segments and described the wall at spectacular. what a picture to have of yourself late to on the wall. >>> your holiday travels already more expensive this year because a surcharge that the airlines added on for the busiest days. now we learn the surcharges won't end after the holidays as they were supposed to. jennifer westhoven is telling us why. >> like they were a trial and said, oh, look. you're willing to pay them, we're willing to keep charging you. the writing seems to be on the wall if you want to fly on a busy day this year it's going to cost you more. at least among these three airlines. delta, northwest and united. they all tried the holiday surcharges and the are adding them to many busy days all through memorial day. so one example is, the day after the super bowl. it will cost you $50 more to fly. they added a l
NBC
Nov 10, 2009 12:00pm EST
will also be there. >> president obama will be a part of the traditional military memorial here as thousands gathered to honor those killed and injured in the attacks last week. >> president obama leaves the white house for a trip like no other in his young presidency, traveling to texas on a mission of mercy and healing. family members of the fallen struggle to cope with their loss. >> she lost her brother in the attack. >> the only piece i do not have are about his last moments. i wonder -- was he scared? was he in pain? i know my brother. he was a scared of anything. he was not scared of going to war. with the soldiers around him at the end, thin-would be the way he wanted to go. >> more than two dozen were injured during the rampage. 13 were killed. as the healing process begins, the investigation continues. intelligence officials say the suspected gunman nidal hasan has traded more than two dozen e- mail's with al-awlaki. he is an al-qaeda supporter. investigators say the army was aware of the correspondence and that nidal hasan's e-mails were consistent with the research he was doing f
FOX News
Nov 12, 2009 11:00am EST
, including a psychiatry exam and a rubberstamp with hasan's name on it. jane: president obama is headed to alaska out for a rally with troops in anchorage before heading to japan. 502,000 new unemployment claims were filed for the first week of this month, and the president announced that he will be holding a job summit at the white house. take a listen. >> we will gather small-business owners, ceo's, representatives from labor unions and nonprofit groups, to talk about how we can work together to create jobs and get this economy moving again. jane: jenna, where are we as far as unemployment and where we need to be? >> layoffs have slowed down, but hiring has not picked up. although we saw the number of first-time unemployment filings drop to just above 500,000, the four-week moving average is 520,000, and we need at more -- we need more and more unemployment filings reduced during each week to get the number down. that is one trend we're seeing. we are also seeing more americans filing for unemployment, fewer americans collecting benefits. what that means is that you have more people l
ABC
Nov 10, 2009 3:05am EST
with president obama at the white house last night. earlier in the day netanyahu called for immediate peace talks. the palestinians want israel to free settlements, a position the obama administration supports. the white house visit was unusually low-key. afterward netanyahu cancelled a press briefing scheduled for today. >>> south korean military officials say one of its ships fired on a north korean navy vessel after it crossed over a border. the north korean ship returned fire in the yellow sea. it was heavily damaged before turning back. north korea may have initiated the conflict to draw attention as president obama sets out for asia later this week. >>> iran has officially accused those three american hikers of espionage. the charges against shane bower, sarah shepard and josh fattal came 100 days after crossing the border illegally. secretary of state hillary clinton says there's no evidence to support the charges and she is demanding their release. >>> the man accused of killing an abortion doctor tells the associated press this morning he has no regrets. scott roder confessed in a phone
ABC
Nov 9, 2009 2:20am EST
in colorado springs. >>> president obama tries to move the middle east peace process forward this evening at the white house. >> he meets with israeli prime minister netanyahu to soothe a strained relationship between the two countries. simon mcgreggor-wood is joining us from jerusalem with more on what's at stake. good morning, simon. >> reporter: there will be a meeting between president obama and the is rail lie prime minister netanyahu. the view here is the prime minister was made to sweat at this meeting. when he got on a plane to address this important jewish conference in washington he didn't know whether or not he was going to meet the president at the white house or not. late last night the white house announced there would be a meeting, a short one, late tonight well after the israeli tv bulletins are off the air. the message here is simply that the relations between the white house and this administration here in israel are strained to say the least. i think the white house people are saying, according to israeli sources, that the prime minister made the mistake of trying to in
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2009 10:00am EST
>>> barack obama making the first presidential trip to asia. he says america needs to improve alliances there. you'll hear how he thinks that will affect you. >>> he had a heart attack after a marathon and technically died. well now, he's alive to talk about it. hear what doctors did to revive him after 40 minutes. >> five, four, three, two, one. >> set an emotional record-setting domino effect. wait until you hear how many tiles they set up for their shining moment. >>> hey, there. thanks for having us over. this is hln "news and views," this is virginia cha. president obama is now in singapore. he will meet with leaders of apec. before leaving japan, he said the u.s. needs to work closer with japan. he also said there are other tough things to deal with. >> this is a place where the risk of a nuclear arms race threatens the security of the wider world, and where extremists who defile a great religion plan attacks on both of our continents. there can be no solution to our energy security and our climate challenge without the rising powers and developing nations of the asia pa
FOX News
Nov 6, 2009 6:00am EST
're going to tell you why. brian: and president obama gave us the $787 billion stimulus package so what do we have to show for it? the government tells us where the money went. this is "fox & friends" and we showed up here. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute -- www.ncicap.org -- gretchen: we unfortunately have not such great news as the fox news alert this morning. if you were tuned in yesterday, you saw that that horrible situation was happening at ford hood and brand new information now about the army psychiatrist accused. shooting 43 people, leaving 13 of them dead at for the foort h -- fort hood texas. our molly hennenberg is live at the pentagon but let's start with chris. chris, you have a tremendous amount of new information. what's the latest? >> we know that 39-year-old hasan is unconscious and in stable condition on a ventilator at a local hospital. authorities are not disclosing his whereabouts at this hour. we also know that unfortunately 13 people have now been confirmed dead. that's up from 12 yesterday, and still 30
ABC
Nov 12, 2009 5:00am EST
obama is going back to the drawing board on a war strategy in afghanistan. he has decided not to accept any of notfour options. he is asking for specifics on how and when u.s. troops would turn over security. the u.s. ambassador is are voicing concerns about sending in more troops. >>> the president leaves for asia today. it will begin in tokyo and includes stops in china and south korea. the president will first stop in alaska to meet with troops there. >>> will have more details into the fort hood shooting today. we're learning more about the alleged shooter. doctors overseeing his medical concern raised concerns about his views. it ordered him to attend lectures. they are looking into whether he wired money into pakistan. he made more than $90,000 a year yet lives in a $350 a month rundown apartment. >>> it was a big night for taylor swift. she won the top crown. she beat out big names to when the entertainer of the year. she is the youngest to hold that title. she is the first solo female in a decade to win that award. she walked away with four awards including music video of the ye
FOX News
Nov 16, 2009 9:00am EST
perked up. meanwhile, president obama's ambitious agenda. is it taking a poll on his -- a toll on his pole numbers? the damage could be bigger than previously thought, so could these numbers add up to a one- term presidency? bill: and they are not supposed to be ferocious, but one man in texas banks to differ. his frightening brush with death. >> and i have never had one try to physically hurt me. >> this one was supposedly a pet. alisyn: here on "america's newsroom" we have talked about sharks and coyotes. but a savage llama -- this is a first. he was attacked by a llama that was over 300 pounds and eight feet tall. >> he just jump right up and bit you on the leg. >> do i feel blessed? i sure do. >> one week ago in this field a few miles from his home, they were attending to his goats. there was also another animal, a llama, and get around. >> his action may have caused the llama, named spanky, to snap. >> he had his front legs up and he hit me and knocked me down. after that, the lights kind of went out. >> i was on the opposite side of the fence. >> he grabbed a pipe, the first thi
ABC
Nov 10, 2009 3:05am EST
to draw attention as president obama sets out for asia later this week. >>> iran has officially accused those three american hikers of espionage. the charges against shane bower, sarah shepard and josh fattal came 100 days after crossing the border illegally. secretary of state hillary clinton says there's no evidence to support the charges and she is demanding their release. >>> the man accused of killing an abortion doctor tells the associated press this morning he has no regrets. scott roder confessed in a phone call and said he did it to protect unborn children. he's charged with shooting dr. george tiller at a wichita, kansas, church in may. tiller was among only a few doctors who performed late-term abortions. >>> a vote on legalizing same-sex marriage could come as early as today in the new york senate. gay rights advocates hosted rallies in manhattan and elsewhere throughout the state. the prospects for passage are very uncertain because there are not enough supporters in the state senate. >>> 1 million baby strollers are being recalled because of a hinge that can sever children
FOX
Nov 6, 2009 6:00am EST
since out of high school. in the end friends say he was hoping that president obama himself would just pull troops out of iraq and afghanistan. obviously that did not happen. a family member said he was a good american and quote, we are shocked. >> thank you very much. we will check back in with you in a few minutes. can you stay with fox 45 news for the latest information on the shooting. we will cover the stories all morning long at top and bottom of the hour. >> the off duty police officer stabbed outside a nightclub yesterday morning has been released from the hospital. the 42-year-old checked out last night after being treated for wounds to the neck and to the back. investigators say he was leaving christina's on north point boulevard when he got into a fight with another man. that's when the man pulled out a knife leading the officer to open fire. at least check, the man he thought was still in the hospital in serious but stable condition, police are still trying to determine if the two men knew each other. paragraph. >>> mayor sheila dickson heads it trial on charges of theft ne
CSPAN
Nov 7, 2009 10:00am EST
sprint. obama has to convince democrats, not republicans, to go along. hi there, welcome to hln on saturday. i'm natasha curry. thanks for spending part of your within with us. candlelight vigils took place all over texas for 12 soldiers and 1 sillian killed in the ft. shootings. the suspected gunman, major nidal hasan, a licensed psychiatrist is among the two dozen people in the hospital, he said to be in critical, but stable condition. one of the cops credit ud with the massacre is in stable condition. her partner described what it was like as both officers fired shots. >> when i saw him, he was standing there. i ordered him to identify myself. he raised his weapon and he fired a couple of rounds. we both took cover. and then he went around one side of the building. and then i started to go after him, the bystander said, no, he came around, he came around. and i came around the other side of the building and then that's when i seen him again and ordered him to drop his weapon. and he raised it, fired a couple more rounds at me and i engaged him. he fell. i went up and secured
NBC
Nov 24, 2009 7:00am EST
in the morning, we start at 4:55 a.m. have a great day. >> bye. >>> good morning. coming soon, president obama will make an announcement on whether he will send more u.s. troops to afghanistan within days. this after a late-night meeting with top advisers. >>> consumer alert. a record number of cribs recalled for a danger they could pose to children. but could millions more not recalled be just as dangerous? this morning, important information for all parents. >>> and the hottest ticket in town. the obamas host their first white house state dinner tonight. so, who's on the invite list? well, we'll tell you today, tuesday, november 24th, 2009. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning. i'm meredith vieira. >> and i'm matt lauer. >>> this morning, white house press secretary robert gibbs tells nbc news president obama now has all the information he nts and needs to revise this nation's afghan strategy, and that's following a rigorous final meeting with his war council. >> that's right. it was the ninth time obama has sat down with his top ai
ABC
Nov 6, 2009 3:05am EST
the western front of the capitol. while republicans protested, president obama touted two big endorsements of the health care bill. from the aarp and the american medical association. >> i urge congress to listen to aarp, listen to the ama, and pass this reform for hundreds of millions of americans. >> health care for all! >> reporter: much smaller numbers, pro health care reform protesters. >> shame on senator lieberman! >> reporter: were arrested for occupying the office of democrat joe lieberman who said he may join republican efforts to kill the senate bill. eaker of the house pelosi is hoping those ama and aarp endorsements will help her pass the democratic bill in the house by this weekend. but they still don't have the votes yet to do that in an effort to help get them there, president obama will be on catol hill to rally democrats. jonathan karl, abc news, capitol hill. >> some flared tempers in washington looks like. >>> time for your friday forecast. stormy from seattle to portland with heavy rain, flooding and gusty winds. up to 3 fe of snow in the casca cascades. light rain and
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